Church of England clergyman and poet; author of “An Evening Hymn” from Poems on Various Subjects, whereto is Prefixed a Short Essay on the Structure of English Verse (1765), which appears in at least two manuscript verse miscellanies.
Satirist and political writer; remembered for his satires uon life at Oxford and the anti-Walpole newspaper, The Craftsman (1726–1737).
Possibly James Andrew, vicar of Ashford, Kent in the 1770s.
This primary compiler/author has not been identified and nothing is known about her or him.
Compiler of a collection of consistently anti-Walpole and anti-Hanoverian poems.
Provenance and feminocentric contents suggest this primary compiler is one of the five daughters of John Graham Clarke, grandfather to Elizabeth Barret Browning; back inside cover contains a laundry list of items belonging to “Tinniy” and “Mary” in the same hand.
This primary compiler has not been identified but may be either Mary Hubbard (based on a cypher) or John Hubbard (based on a series of inscriptions).
Initials to which multiple items in Charles Parr Burney's manuscript are attributed.
This primary compiler has not been identified, but appears to be an officer in the British army; possibly travelled on the Diadem frigate with Captain Philamore in 1811 on a voyage from Lisbon to England; stationed in Ireland at time of compilation.
Unidentified Jacobite miscellany compiler.
Unknown miscellany compiler, apparently male, based in Norfolk area; signature of Edward John Howman in back cover could be his.
Compiler of school exercises in Latin and English; various items associated with Oxford University suggest compiler is a former student; catalogue entry indicates St. John’s College.
This primary compiler has not been identified, but may be a member of the Porter family given the number of items in Beinecke Osborn c83 signed or initialed by William Warren Porter and another unspecified Porter.
Moniker used for the unidentified recipient of Samuel Church's manuscript, Houghton GEN MS Am 1894.1(1).
Compiler and author of poems many of which are designed for teaching arithmetic, history, and geography, for recitation, or for the entertainment of children in a school that may be Mount Pleasant Boarding School, West Yorkshire.
Compiler and author of poems referencing student experience at Kings School, Canterbury and events at Cambridge University.
Poet and author of the satirical The New Bath Guide (1766).
Young girl for whom Mrs. Stapleton created a verse miscellany; perhaps Mary Arnold (later Always) of Tormarton Gloucestershire, ca. 1774-1811.
Church of England clergyman in Rochester, Kent; compiler of a number of miscellanies of poetry, notes on antiquities of England; correspondence, etc.
Author of a playful panegyric of the women of Stepney and Mile End and possibly another poem on “the Beauties” of the area, all recorded in Beinecke Osborn c162.
Author of at least two poems in Clark MS 1983.002 which refer to the poet as “Jenny” or “J.B.” Last name possibly Bennet, given that the cover of the manuscript has traces of an ownership inscription that appears to read “Mrs. Bennet.”
Compiler of a poetry collection seemingly based in the Gloucester area; nothing is known about her/him except the birth and immediate death of a son on 21 Jan. 1730/31; possibly a connection of Elizabeth Singer Rowe.